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Marijuana Users At A Higher Risk Of Dying From High Blood Pressure?

The results of a new study are making headlines with claims that marijuana users are connected to a three-hold higher risk of dying from hypertension (high blood pressure) than someone who doesn’t use marijuana. There is one small catch to the findings of this new marijuana study. Namely, there are some limitations with the study’s findings. One of the more ...

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FDA Approves New Cancer Drug From Agios Pharmaceuticals

Here’s a new ray of hope for those who are suffering from a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. Agios Pharmaceuticals, a small biotech company, just got its first cancer drug approved by the FDA. Called Idhifa, the drug is created to treat acute myelogenous leukemia. Idhifa or enasidenib treats the cancer of the blood and bone marrow by ...

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Study Finds 90 Percent Of American Men Are Overfat, What Is The Difference From Overweight?

A recent study revealed that 90 percent of men in America are overfat. What does it really mean and what is the difference between overfat and overweight? The interesting result of the study was published in the Frontiers in Public Health journal on July 24 edition. According to the study, the global pandemic of overfat in the world has generated ...

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Alcohol Reduces Diabetes Risk Says New Study From Denmark

Want to reduce your risk for diabetes? Try drinking alcohol a few times a week. A new study, published in the medical journal Diabetologia, suggests drinking alcohol three to four times a week will reduce the risk of developing diabetes. The research monitored the drinking habits of more than 70,000 Danish participants over a five-year period, from 2007 to 2012. ...

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Opioid Overdose Crisis: Ohio Sheriff Bans Narcan From Officers, Can Legal Marijuana Solve State’s Epidemic?

As the opioid overdose crisis overwhelms emergency responders and law enforcement nationwide, one Ohio lawman is taking an unusual approach to the fight. Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones will not allow his deputies to carry Narcan, a drug which could save the lives of opioid addicts. Citing safety reasons, Sheriff Jones says first responders are more equipped to handle ...

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Opioid Overdose Crisis: Ohio Sheriff Bans Narcan From Officers, Can Legal Marijuana Solve State’s Epidemic?

As the opioid overdose crisis overwhelms emergency responders and law enforcement nationwide, one Ohio lawman is taking an unusual approach to the fight. Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones will not allow his deputies to carry Narcan, a drug which could save the lives of opioid addicts. Citing safety reasons, Sheriff Jones says first responders are more equipped to handle ...

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Clinic In Florida Performs ‘Poop Transplant Tutorials’ Despite Ban From FDA

Despite the FDA’s ban, one Florida clinic is using a controversial “poop transplant” procedure to help treat people with various medical conditions, sources say. Earlier this week, Buzzfeed reported that an unnamed clinic in Florida has been performing this strange transplant for patients around the country. According to the Fecal Transplant Foundation, a poop transplant (also known as Fecal Microbiota ...

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‘Breatharian’ Woman From Brisbane Defends Lifestyle But Admits Some Food Is Still Important

“Breatharian” couple Camila Castillo and Akahi Ricardo stirred up some lively discussions on the net when various reports came out claiming that the couple ate only three times a week, opting to nourish themselves with the energy from the universe. Opinions vary on the issue with some claiming that it was just a hoax while others are concerned about the ...

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Two-Year-Old Kenley Ratliff Died From Suspected Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever From Tick Bite

Kenley Ratcliff was just two-years-old when she lost her life to a mysterious illness. Although still not 100 percent sure, doctors now suspect Kenley died of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, which is a disease spread by ticks. The little Indianapolis girl died last Sunday and, until autopsy results are known, no-one is really sure what happened. According to CNN, little ...

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Animal Testing Suggests Anti-Heroin Vaccine Could Prevent Addicts From Relapsing

A groundbreaking anti-heroin vaccine could help recovering heroin addicts stay clean. Scientists have developed an anti-heroin vaccine capable of blocking the drug from reaching the brain. Scientists believe that the anti-heroin vaccine would help eliminate the urge to take drugs in recovering addicts and thus prevent people in recovery from relapsing. The anti-heroin vaccine, which has been tested in four ...

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